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Should children be taught sex education in schools?

A normal girl child hits puberty at 8 – 12 years and boys at 9 – 14. Children at the age of puberty experience certain changes at emotional and anatomical level. They often go through mood swings and aggression, which are the common symptoms of puberty. Children often fail to understand the changes in their […]

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Environmental Damage: Responsibility of Rich Countries to Pay More

Recent environment summits conclude that there is an urgent need to address environmental dereliction and climate change. One of the avenues proposed for compensating for environmental damage derives from the controversial argument that rich countries should pay more because they are most responsible for the dereliction (Mathiesen, 2013). A discussion of the externality costs’ explanation […]

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The Appropriate Retirement Age

Introduction Age discrimination has been an issue in most employment centers with younger employees suggesting that the aged should retired. It has suggested the enigma, what is the appropriate retirement age? There are some employees who will retire at 65 years old while others refer to retire as early as 50 years. It has led […]

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Tourism and its Demerits

Tourism if managed and organized properly can become beneficial to a society. Most people peg tourism to positive results, without noticing that everything that has merits must have demerits. In some countries, tourism is carried out in a way that is not well organized and unsustainable. This often leads to problems to the locals, as […]

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Argument For and Against Zoos

Zoos are physical surroundings within which animals are placed under safe care. They are ideal attraction zones within which people can observe and learn about animals. Despite being ideal attraction sites, there are stakeholders such as the animal rights personnel who feel that zoos confine animals into environments that are not fit for animals’ survival. […]

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What are factors which are related to academic success in high school students?

Academic success in high schools requires time management, motivation, prioritization, and concentration. High school students are teenagers who can easily be influenced by peer pressure in involving themselves in meaningless activities that can lead to poor performance in school. Some students perform poorly due to poor attitude towards a teacher, or subject, while some students […]

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To What Extent Should Universities Function as Training Grounds for Employment?

Nowadays, an increasingly higher number of university graduates are finding it hard to get a job mainly because they are so many graduates competing for a vacant position, but also because employers claim that university graduates lack the necessary skills to fill in the available vacancies (Mavromaras et al., 2010). Accordingly, educationists are questioning whether […]

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Why Some Students Study Abroad

For a majority of students who decide to study abroad, quality of education usually plays a role as a significant determinant. Quality of education varies from country to country. This prompts some to leave their countries where they deem quality levels to be low and proceed to other countries where they can undergo effective learning […]

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Sports in Secondary Schools

While I concur with the fact that sports play a vital role in the life of an individual, it cannot be denied that it brings about setbacks all the same. In this essay, I shall commence with highlighting the reasons why sports should rather be reinforced in the secondary schools. Some learners are not academically […]

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